In the singles Quarterfinals played today top seeded Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan registered a convincing win over winner of 2012 edition Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus 6-3,6-3 , fourth seeded Guillermo Garcia-Lopez of Spain stopped Czech Republic’s Vaclav Safranek 6-3,6-3.
Another Czech player Marek Jaloviec came back from 1-4 in the final set to get past Frenchman Gleb Sakharov 6-4,5-7,7-5 , 21 year old Polish player Kamil Majchrzak continued his winning way to get past Mohamed Safwat of Egypt 6-3,6-0 and make his first ever ATP Challenger Semifinal
Top seeded Denis Istomin showed his class scoring a fluent 6-3,6-3 win over winner of the 2012 edition Uladzimir Ignatik of Belarus in 1 hour and eight minutes ,Istomin broke in the 3rd game of the first set and the 5th game in the second set to set up a win , Istomin was hardly troubled on his serve and hit 11 aces in his match.
Istomin will now take on fourth seeded and 105 ranked Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez who too secured early breaks in two sets to stop 23 year old and 209 ranked Czech Republic’s Vaclav Safranek 6-3,6-3 in 1 hour and 5 minutes.
In the lower half of the draw another Czech player Marek Jaloviec ranked 328 came back from being 1-4 down in the final set to get past Tashkent born and 179th ranked Frenchman Gleb Sakharov 6-4,5-7,7-5 in 2 hours and 28 minutes ,
In the first set Jaloviec broke Sakharov in the ninth game to win the first set , in the second set after both players traded breaks thrice Sakharov managed to break Jaloviec in the 12th game and win the second set . In the third set Sakharov raced to a comfortable 4-1 lead and also led 5-4 , before Jaloviec turned the tables on the higher ranked Frenchman increasing the pace of his strokes and forcing Sakharov into committing errors and leveling scores and finally winning the third set and a semifinal spot .
Jaloviec’s opponent will be 21 year Kamil Majchrzak Poland who reached his first-ever semifinal on the ATP Challenger Tour accounting for Egypt’s Mohamed Safawat 6-3,6-0 . . Majchrzak winner of the 2013 US Open boys’ doubles title and gold medalist at the Youth Olympics in 2014 at Nanjing said " I’m very happy to be in the first semifinals of a ATP Challenger Tour event , I hope it is not over yet".
On the match he said " I started well breaking Mohamed in the very first game , I played solid and Playing as I wanted felt like I was In control of the match , Its my First time in Uzbekistan , the weather is perfect weather to play tennis , I’m liking the courts and the bounce and feel comfortable".
Indian pair of Yuki Bhambri and Divij Sharan accounted for Spaniards Guillermo Garcia-Lopez and Enrique Lopez-Perez winning 3-6,7-5 ,10-6 to make the finals , they will now take on second seeds Hans Podlipnik-Castillo of Chile and Andrei Vasilevski of Belarus who edged out third seeded James Cerretani of USA and Marc Polmans of Australia
 Denis Istomin (UZB) bt Uladzimir Ignatik (BLR) 6-3,6-3
 Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) bt Vaclav Safranek (CZE) 6-3,6-3
Marek Jaloviec (CZE) vs Gleb Sakharov (FRA) 6-4,5-7,7-5
Kamil Majchrzak (POL) vs Mohamed Safwat (EGY) 6-3,6-0
Yuki Bhambri (IND) / Divij Sharan (IND) bt Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (ESP) / Enrique Lopez-Perez (ESP) 3-6,7-5,10-6 Hans Podlipnik-Castillo (CHI) / Andrei Vasilevski (BLR) bt  James Cerretani (USA) / Marc Polmans (AUS) 7-6(1), 7-6(4)